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Finance 5 TIPS When Investing

Finance 5 TIPS When Investing

In order to maximise your gains and minimise your losses on the financial market read on for some helpful tips.

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French Banking, is it really so different to what you are used to in the UK?

French Banking, is it really so different to what you are used to in the UK?

Well the answer is 'yes' ! They may not be large differences but just enough to make life complicated if you don’t know about them.

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A Votre Santé

A Votre Santé

France is renowned for the quality of its state healthcare system but how do Brits access it, whether visiting their holiday home or moving across the Channel full time? Rachel Johnson reports

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Guide to managing your money internationally part 2: cash, cards and cheques

Guide to managing your money internationally part 2: cash, cards and cheques

If you live in France, or spend a lot of time there, you may have wondered what the best way is to transfer your money overseas.

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Guide to managing your money internationally part 1: bank transfers

Guide to managing your money internationally part 1: bank transfers

If you live in France, or spend a lot of time there, you may have wondered what the best way is to transfer your money overseas.

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Teach your children how to manage their money

Teach your children how to manage their money

Would you like to teach your children the meaning of money? Perhaps you would like them to be prepared for the future so they are able to manage their money easily. Here are some tips to help you along!

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Consuming less; spending less

Consuming less; spending less

You would like to change the way you consume and spend less in the process? Here are a few tips to help you along the way which will not only help you save money, but allow you to do your bit towards saving the planet and being more environmentally friendly.

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My partner and I are separating: what are the consequences on my banking services?

My partner and I are separating: what are the consequences on my banking services?

A separation provokes important changes to your everyday life and particularly for your banking services: savings, life assurance, loans and mortgages, the management of children’s accounts, what happens to the family home. There are lots of things to be looked at.

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The steps to take with your bank following a bereavement

The steps to take with your bank following a bereavement

Your bank is there to accompany you through the difficult times that you may have to face and one of the most difficult times in life is when a love one passes away.

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Which investments to choose in order to pay less tax

Which investments to choose in order to pay less tax

Did you know that it was possible to pay less tax through good investment planning? Here is a recap of some of the investments which are particularly tax efficient.

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Why choose to pay your taxes in monthly installments ?

Why choose to pay your taxes in monthly installments ?

In France as standard, tax payers’ pay their taxes through a system that enables three payments per year. However, more and more people in France are opting to pay monthly.

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How to purchase a secondary home on the Côte Fleurie

How to purchase a secondary home on the Côte Fleurie

The decision’s been made: you read our article about the quality of life on the Côte Fleurie and now you’re going to buy your secondary home!

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What is the Stock Market?

What is the Stock Market?

Do you often hear about the Stock Market on the news and in the papers? You know it’s very important for the country’s economy but the concept remains abstract to you; don’t worry, you aren’t alone!

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How to choose your car insurance?

How to choose your car insurance?

Are you looking for advice to help you choose your car insurance? It all depends on your profile! CA Britline is here to help look at the tricky question of car insurance.

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The beneficiary clause: an important element of your life assurance contract

The beneficiary clause: an important element of your life assurance contract

Life assurance enables you to pass on your assets by transferring a sum of money to a dedicated person of your choice.

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Funeral financial planning: what you need to know

Funeral financial planning: what you need to know

In 2014, life expectancy in Normandy stands at 75 years old for a man and 84.5 for a woman, slightly lower than the national average. Normandy is however the region where the population has aged the most over the last 5 years. One resident in ten is over the age of 75 (Sources: INSEE, État civil).

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Working in Paris and living in Normandy: an audacious choice!

Working in Paris and living in Normandy: an audacious choice!

Have you been living and working in Paris for many years and can’t take it much longer? You don’t want to leave your job but would like to live in a more welcoming environment? Why not live in Normandy whilst continuing to work in Paris?

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La Côte Fleurie

La Côte Fleurie

It is not surprising that tourists visiting Lower Normandy flock to the Côte Fleurie. Offering a beautiful coast with chic seafront villas and perfectly kept gardens.

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How to make sure your password is secure

How to make sure your password is secure

You are used to surfing the Internet all day long. You particularly like checking your bank account online but also chatting with friends via social media.

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Peace of mind when purchasing online

Peace of mind when purchasing online

Buying online has many advantages. It’s practical, quick and often economical. Nevertheless, you need to be vigilant in order to avoid a nasty surprise. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when making your online purchases.

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